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Compensation Specialist

Kaman Distribution
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


The Compensation Specialist role assists in the design, execution, communication, and compliance of Kaman Distribution Group’s compensation programs.  In this position, you report to and work directly with the Director of Compensation and you will play an integral role in supporting and coordinating across multiple business platforms.

  • Assists in the administration of company compensation programs (e.g., merit, incentive programs, annual bonus) by running eligibility reports, conducting data integrity audits, and providing analytics to HR Business Partners.
  • Completes annual salary surveys.
  • Maintains and evaluates job descriptions
  • Participate in the review and evaluation of employee salary data, job evaluations and competitive market pay to identify trends, possible inconsistencies or outliers, etc.
  • Participate in the review of all of the sales incentive programs.
  • Produce ad hoc and weekly or monthly standard compensation reports using ADP and Excel
  • Conduct data audits and support data integrity processes to ensure data accuracy and integrity in HRIS systems
  • Assists with the annual review of salary structure.
  • Create job codes and maintain job code/title system.
  • Participate in ad hoc projects and analyses as needed.



Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or Human Resources or other related fields.

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years compensation related experience and knowledge in sales incentive plans, job evaluation and market analysis, base and incentive pay and compensation program and system administration
  • Sales and/or Distribution experience preferred
  • Knowledge in human resources practices, laws and regulations, specifically the Fair Labor Standards Act
  • Good written and verbal communication skills and oral presentation skills in order to interpret, explain, discuss and present technical and somewhat complex information
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills in order to evaluate and assist in the development of innovative solutions to situations while applying Total Rewards experience
  • Knowledge of software programs including Microsoft Office. Strong Excel skills in order to develop and maintain spreadsheets and perform data analysis
  • Familiarity with ADP is preferred
  • Must be discrete and maintain the highest confidentiality with extremely sensitive data


Our comprehensive compensation package and benefit program includes:

  • Your choice of medical insurance providers and plans, Dental insurance, and Flexible spending accounts
  • Company matching 401(k) with a great vesting schedule
  • Paid Vacation, Sick Time, and Company Holidays
  • 100% tax-free tuition reimbursement
  • Paid Parental Leave
Kaman Distribution Group is comprised of three business platforms: Kaman Automation, Kaman Fluid Power, and Kaman Industrial Technologies. We offer more than four million items including bearings, mechanical power transmission, electrical and automation, material handling, motion control, fluid power and MRO supplies to customers in virtually every industry. Additionally, we provide engineering, design and support for automation, electrical, linear, hydraulic and pneumatic systems as well as belting and rubber fabrication, customized mechanical services, hose assemblies, repair, fluid analysis and motor management. Offering products and solutions from more than 250 locations, our people are the foundation of our success. We recognize that our ability to sustain our competitive advantage rests among our talent.


Posted: 2019-10-08 Expires: 2019-11-07

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